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Old 06-06-2012, 11:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451, dead at 91 - The Globe and Mail

so many great quotes to remember...

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Every morning I jump out of bed and step on a landmine. The landmine is me.After the explosion, I spent the rest of the day putting the pieces together.
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If we listened to our intellect, we'd never have a love affair. We'd never have a friendship. We'd never go into business, because we'd be cynical. Well, that's nonsense. You've got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.
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Don't think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It's self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can't try to do things. You simply must do things.
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Old 06-06-2012, 01:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Can't believe i missed this for the Headlines thread...451 was mandatory highschool reading when i grew up...was shocked to look back and discover it was written in 1953...truly a timeless masterpiece
My favourite (from him) will always be Something Wicked This Way Comes

RIP to a literary Great
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Old 06-06-2012, 04:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Something Wicked this way comes and 451. Both great novels.
I will be picking up the martian chronicles and the illustrated man because i am told his best work was in his short stories.

He will be remembered forever.
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